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US urges Cuba to free American for mother`s funeral

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 05:05

The US has called on Cuba to allow an imprisoned American contractor to travel home to attend his mother`s funeral as a humanitarian gesture.

Cuban spy calls for prisoner swap, like with Taliban

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:34

A former Cuban spy urged Washington to swap three detained agents for the freedom of American Alan Gross, citing the deal that saw a US soldier released over the weekend.

US asks Cuba to release Alan Gross

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 10:08

Expressing concern over the continued imprisonment of Alan Gross, US President Barack Obama has asked the Cuban Government to release him on a humanitarian basis.

Cuban document details charges against American

Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 11:02

Alan Gross has been jailed in Cuba since December 03, 2009, and is serving a 15-year sentence.

Cuban Jewish leaders meet with jailed American

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 15:30

Judy Gross said her 62-year-old husband had recently cried for the first time while they spoke on the phone together.

Cuban court upholds sentence for jailed American

Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 15:54

The case has brought US-Cuba ties to a standstill after a brief warming under President Obama.

Jailed US contractor says intended no harm to Cuba

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 10:52

Havana has accused Alan Gross of being part of US govt efforts to subvert communist rule on Cuba.

Carter meets jailed American in Cuba, calls for release

Last Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 08:57

Former US president Jimmy Carter met Fidel and Raul Castro in Cuba.

US urges Carter to ask Cuba to release American

Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 09:23

Alan Gross was arrested in 2009 for delivering laptops to Jewish community.

Cuba sentences US contractor to 15 years in prison

Last Updated: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 11:08

Alan Gross has been sentenced for distributing laptops and cellular phones.